There's a new kid on the block in the payments environment that promises to deliver even greater convenience and practicality. It's called Bluetooth Low Energy, or BLE, and it's based on technology that is over a decade old.
By Adrian Hope-Bailie 13 Mar 2014 09:33
Zappar is an app that brings brands to life by using augmented reality to turn one-dimensional communications into vibrant, animated, three-dimensional brand experiences via mobile or tablet.
6 Mar 2014 11:16
Reuters has reported that household debt grew at its fastest pace since early 2008 in the fourth quarter of 2012, a possible sign that the painful process of paring back borrowing in the aftermath of the financial crisis may have run its course.
27 Feb 2014 12:07
The advent of truly affordable satellite broadband services has made a big difference to the South African Internet landscape. For those in rural areas who previously battled with slow dial-up cellular connections, it's made the true wealth of the internet available for the first time. For those in urban areas who've battled heavy congestion as well as service outages due to cable theft, satellite is an essential back-up - and in some cases a replacement.
By Jacques Visser 21 Feb 2014 10:02
Internet Solutions has substantially enhanced its audio and video streaming capabilities following the acquisition of a significant stake in Antfarm, a local streaming media service provider, for an undisclosed amount.
17 Feb 2014 12:34
Telkom is refusing to install infrastructure in areas where cable theft is rife and is clearly stated in correspondence between the utility and residents of a Johannesburg suburb.
13 Feb 2014 08:57
SA's software market will balloon this year as spending is forecast to increase 10.5% to US$518m (R5.7bn)‚ according to the latest International Data Corporation (IDC) market analysis report.
By Samuel Mungadze 5 Feb 2014 10:52
Local business solutions provider AccTech Systems, in conjunction with Global Micro, a leading African hosted infrastructure IT provider, will be demonstrating its cloud ERP solutions at Africa Mining Indaba 2014. The event will be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) from 3-6 February 2014.
3 Feb 2014 12:54
Increased consumer interest in mobile banking - particularly when facilitated by cellular technology - was one of the key findings of The Mobility 2014 research study, conducted by Arthur Goldstuck's World Wide Worx with the backing of FNB.
30 Jan 2014 09:40
With its second successful group of graduates from the Barnstone Academy, the company has improved the structures of its course to make graduates even more business-ready.
29 Jan 2014 10:51
As with almost every other sector under the 'technology' banner, the mobile industry is evolving at a rapid pace, and is constantly iterating to meet the demands of an increasingly large and sophisticated market.
By Dr Pieter Streicher 28 Jan 2014 11:33
Local ICT Company, J2 Software, has scooped the exclusive distribution rights to SkyView Partners security and compliance offerings for Africa. Skyview Partners specialise in Security and Compliance solutions specifically aimed at IBMi (previously iSeries), AIX and Linux platforms.
20 Jan 2014 13:07
Pilot Software, a developer and implementer of point of sale (POS) software and systems for the hospitality industry, is to streamline their mobile integration process, allowing customers to accept any mobile transaction through a simple API. Pilot has selected wiGroup, a leading mobile transaction platform, to provide this service.
20 Jan 2014 10:47
Telkom (TKG) CEO Sipho Maseko has moved to calm a storm over his comments on Friday that up to 1‚000 managers face the axe at the company‚ although he confirmed that its staff numbers would be reduced in wide-ranging changes to cut costs.
By Thabiso Mochiko 13 Jan 2014 12:08
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